It took a few games, but Molly Schlemer, last season’s Big West Player of the Year, finally found her mojo.
“Trust your Struggle.” The words are inked onto the forearm of Cal Poly defensive back Bijon Samoodi.
While head coach Tim Walsh has always advised his players to have a short memory of defeat, the Cal Poly football team is looking for revenge Saturday.
Since its inception in 2004, the Battle for the Golden Horseshoe has symbolized the intense rivalry between UC Davis and Cal Poly. Each team wants nothing more than to claim the horseshoe trophy and bring it back to their respective campus.
No Cal Poly sporting event gets so packed that students have to buy tickets beforehand. And rarely does an event sell out — well, except for one. And it can only mean one thing.
By the age of four, Ariel Lassiter knew he wanted to grow up to be just like his dad. And as the son of a renowned professional soccer player, it seems fitting that the future Cal Poly winger’s first soccer experience was when the coaches of the Tampa Bay Mutiny told him he needed to leave the locker room.
After snapping a two-game losing streak with a come-from-behind victory against Portland State last week, the Cal Poly football team will return home Saturday afternoon to host Yale in the last non-conference matchup of the 2013 season.